In all fields it is difficult for professionals to maintain an appropriate presence on social media. Professional organisations are well aware of this and that is why Guidance is in place. It is vital that all members of any organisation know that they must follow this guidance both in their own behaviour and in the way they share comments made by others. Failing to do so risks erosion of trust in the profession and this would be detrimental to all.
A senior medic, with a prolific presence on Twitter, described Twitter as “all Disco“.